Category Archives: Catholic Writing and Publishing

Laying the Groundwork

Inside every freelance writer is an author eager to break out with a best-selling book. It may be a nonfiction work dealing with a topic you are on fire to proclaim. You have dreams of giving talks on the topic … Continue reading

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CWG Prayer Chain Post: September 25, 2016

The CWG Prayer Chain Post is a weekly post for members to include their special intentions by adding a comment. Psalms 146:7, 8-9, 9-10 (Yahweh) gives justice to the oppressed, gives food to the hungry; Yahweh sets prisoners free. Yahweh … Continue reading

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Twelve Steps to being a Spiritual Writer

Step Four – Made a searching and fearless moral inventory of ourselves as writers and of our writing. Our writing is a direct reflection of the way we live our life. It doesn’t matter whether we write science fiction or … Continue reading

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Feast of Pontius Pilate, by E. Ann McIntyre

Who would have thought that any of the Gospel villains would merit a feast on the liturgical calendar or have churches erected in their memory? Believe it or not, the Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church considers Pontius Pilate and his wife, … Continue reading

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Of Pencils and Love

  Isn’t is a curiosity that the most astounding contemporary Saint of our time would choose an image that has nothing to do with who she was? Mother Theresa was in all ways a “doer”.  She was the one in the … Continue reading

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CWG Prayer Chain Post: September 18, 2016

The CWG Prayer Chain Post is a weekly post for members to include their special intentions by adding a comment. First Timothy 2:1-8 I urge then, first of all that petitions, prayers, intercessions and thanksgiving should be offered for everyone, … Continue reading

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Bye Bye Sweet Summer

The end of summer is such a unique time, so many things seem possible. It’s like another kind of New Year’s resolution time for many people. School starting again only fuels this sense of ‘back to business’ freshness. These are … Continue reading

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CWG Book Blast: “Celebrating Advent and Christmas With Children,” by Colleen Rooney

This month, the Catholic Writers’ Guild is touting Guildie Colleen Rooney’s book, Celebrating Advent and Christmas with Children: Food Celebrations with the Saints for Home and School. It is a SOA winner. Are you looking for a warm, inspiring book for … Continue reading

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Learning to Love with the Saints

In the secular world, Jean Heimann could write a book, “The Three Romances of Jean Heimann,” since she tells her story from the perspective of three main romantic interests in her life. No, Learning to Love with the Saints: a … Continue reading

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CWG Prayer Chain Post: September 11, 2016

The CWG Prayer Chain Post is a weekly post for members to include their special intentions by adding a comment. First Timothy 1:12-17 I thank Christ Jesus our Lord, who has given me strength. By calling me into his service … Continue reading

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